Get the facts on mental health.
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Facts about Mental Health
You are not alone.
There are an estimated 43.8 million adults (age 18 or older) in the US with a mental illness.
20% of youth (ages 13-18) live with a mental health condition.
More than 90% of children who die by suicide have a mental health condition.
Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—9.8 million, or 4.0%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities.